These themes, which he returns to again and again in his movies, illustrate how he's developed as a filmmaker.
The Texas director is still making movies about mundane yet consequential interactions—albeit quarantined and temporarily cut off from the film community he helped build.
The feature debut, which was awarded SXSW’s Louis Black “Lone Star” Award earlier this year, centers on the story of a mother and daughter navigating a scholarship pageant.
The community has united to save the 73-year-old cinema and venue, which did not qualify for federal relief funding.
Plus, Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise’ and a forgotten moment in Texas rodeo history.
The Uvalde native and patron saint of "alright" just keeps makin' videos.
Plus, a longread that dives to the deepest places on earth and Molly Burch’s cover of Ariana Grande’s ‘Needy.’
A year after charming the Cannes Film Festival, Austin director Annie Silverstein's feature debut has been released on VOD.
Plus, St. Vincent launches a podcast in the shower, SXSW is sued over refunds, and the Texanist gets his own sitcom.
Because there’s nothing to watch.
Plus, more charity from Post Malone and the ‘Dallas’ cast, Travis Scott in concert on ‘Fortnite,’ and McConaughey’s mom needs wine.
The legendary Houston stand-up was a more conventional comic before he grew up on stages across America.
Plus, the ‘Cheer’ team choreographs a Zoom routine, Myst heads to TV, and Matthew McConaughey debuts “Bobby Bandito.”
The actor's sincerity and tendency to ramble on about “livin’” brings joy during a trying moment.
A former employee bids farewell to an Austin institution—and a fading way of life.
Plus, Willie, Lizzo, and Kacey Musgraves announce virtual concerts, the ATX Television Festival moves online, and more.
Plus, SXSW hosts film screenings over Amazon, the Alamo Drafthouse launches at your house, and Lizzo gives to hospital workers.
Plus, ‘Supernatural' wraps for “a while,” SXSW announces film awards, and another Matthew McConaughey pep talk.
Plus, scores of Texan films and TV shows shut down over virus fears, while SXSW and Jamie Foxx gamely soldier on.
Plus, a new TV series will explore Dallas’s “Dr. Death,” Woody Harrelson subs in for Jason Statham, and Matthew McConaughey just keeps road trippin.'
Plus, Tony Romo gets a much-deserved raise, William Jackson Harper gets his first movie lead, and more.
Suspending the festival amid coronavirus fears would be The Big One for Austin’s economy.
Plus, Hilary Duff’s 'Lizzie McGuire' reboot stalls out, Natalie Zea gets her own TV show, and Jamie Foxx tries to get Leonardo DiCaprio to rap.
Plus, Will Ferrell makes a movie about Collin Street Bakery, Tye Sheridan levels up, and meet Travis Scott’s AI replacement.
Plus, new music from Caleb Landry Jones and Kaitlyn Dever, and candles from Kacey Musgraves and Erykah Badu.
The musician BFFs are bringing their movie about the making of a movie about musician BFFs to SXSW.
Plus, Jerry Harris of ‘Cheer' is ready for his closeup, Jessica Simpson’s comeback, and Post Malone’s Super Bowl commercial.
The Sundance Film Festival award winner follows teenagers from across Texas as they convene in Austin for an immersive lesson in government.
The post-McConaissance period has been rough, but the actor’s turn in ‘The Gentlemen’ would have fit into that golden age.
Plus, ‘SNL' spoofs ‘Cheer,' Robert Rodriguez’s latest is headed to streaming, and the Austin-based Neon makes a splash at Sundance.
Plus, ‘Cheer’-mania takes over the world, the Von Erichs and DJ Screw get the biopic treatment, and Mark Wahlberg beats the crap out of Post Malone.
Plus, Richard Linklater rescues animals, Chip and Joanna Gaines rehab the DIY network, and Meat Loaf sues a Dallas hotel.
Plus, Alamo Drafthouse gets into books and Matthew McConaughey unveils his 2020 credo.
Some of our favorite conversations from our second season, featuring Willie Nelson, Ted Cruz, and Brooklyn Decker.
An exhibit at the Centre Pompidou in Paris (France, that is) spotlights the work of a Texas filmmaker too often taken for granted.
Before starring in ‘Terminator' and working with Robert Rodriguez, the Tejano fulfilled his grandfather’s biggest dream.
The Austin director’s war film is notable for its near-total absence of politics.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the author of 'When Angels Sing' and the co-founder of the Nobelity Project on the spirit of Christmas, global philanthropy, and casting Willie Nelson as Santa Claus.
Whether on cable TV or in arthouse cinema, these Texas exports all did us proud.
Character actress Margo Martindale is cast in a legal thriller, and Matthew McConaughey tries to get over jet lag with whiskey and pork cracklings.
This year saw the release of gripping documentaries, a drama set in space, and more.
Plus: St. Vincent’s movie heads to Sundance, Kanye West and Joel Osteen reteam, and Post Malone owns the year.
Known for his ’mumblecore’ films, Andrew Bujalski takes a new direction for Disney+’s first feature film.
’The Immortal Alamo’ says much about the silent film era, and how San Antonio could have been Hollywood.
The director's third film follows a family that must deal with an unexpected tragedy.
’21 Bridges’ won’t be the film to get him there.
Plus: ’Undone’ gets renewed, Noah Hawley boards ’Star Trek,’ and this week in Matthew McConaughey.
’For Art’s Sake’ delves into the photojournalist’s work documenting local music scenes, poverty, public policy.
Beaumont is home to one of just a handful of stores in a chain once beloved by movie nerds.
Watching Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles take on their bosses feels prescient.